Plan S: Funders are committed to open access to scientific publication

  title={Plan S: Funders are committed to open access to scientific publication},
  author={Rafael Dal-R{\'e}},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Investigation},
  • R. Dal-Ré
  • Published 6 March 2019
  • Environmental Science
  • European Journal of Clinical Investigation
Science is an accumulative activity: future studies are based on past observations. And this can only happen if scientific results are published. Everything that prevents or hinders its dissemination, hurts science and, ultimately, society. Subscription journals are an impediment to open access to scientific publications. cOAlition S, a consortium of national research agencies and Science Europe, an association of European Research Funding Organizations and Research Performing Organizations… 
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